The Tour de France has been a long time coming, but Weekly cycling offers the most comprehensive and up-to-date tour overview you can buy.The publication’s 129-year-old team of expert editors govern the stages that will be crucial for the yellow jersey race and comes with maps and profiles of the main climbs where the race will be decided.
They also reviewed the teams, giving you a guide to the competitors and the form of their main servants as the delayed race finally begins in Nice on Saturday.Plus, we take an in-depth look at the main protagonists of the race, including defending champion Egan Bernal, bookmaker favorite Primoz Roglic, and challengers such as Emanuel Buchmann and Julian Alaphilippe.
Eurosport commentator Brian Smith and former Sky rider Peter Kennaugh explain Dave Brailsford’s tactics as they leave Geraint Thomas and Chris Froome of the Ineos Grenadiers Tour team.
Along with the Tour, there’s also all the tech, fitness, and the usual news you’d expect from your weekly fix of cycling at the kiosk. There’s an overview of how to maximize your sleep to improve your fitness and a group test of the best daily racing tires you can find on the market right now.
Up front, Abby Mae Parkinson (Lotto Soudal) details the trauma of being a Yorkshirewoman riding Strade Bianche in temperatures above 40C, which is far from its natural habitat.
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